Resources - Pregnancy

#11 Golden Thread Breathing

This is a relaxing breathing technique that can be used for general relaxation and coping with insomnia as well as preparing for labour. The intention is to gradually lengthen your exhalation. This sends a signal to the whole body to relax. During labour, this will help the body to produce and release the hormones necessary… Continue reading #11 Golden Thread Breathing

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Yoga for Pregnancy, Birth and Beyond

Wednesday evening yoga and wellbeing for women who are 14-42 weeks pregnant. The classes include relaxation, meditation and simple, flowing yoga sequences. They are non-competitive and suitable for any level of yoga practice and experience including complete beginners. It is suitable from 14 weeks of pregnancy.

Resources - Pregnancy

#1 Creating Your Nest

Creating Your Nest All you need to get started with pregnancy yoga at home is space for your mat. You don't even need to have a mat yet - just set aside the space and start planning what will go in to it. Ideally your nest needs to be somewhere you can go where you… Continue reading #1 Creating Your Nest

Resources - Pregnancy

#2 Surya Namaskar for Pregnancy

Surya Namaskara or 'Salute to the Sun' is a common practice in many yoga classes. It is often used at the beginning of a class as a way to warm the whole body, but it can also be a whole practice in its own right. There are many different forms of surya namaskara and this… Continue reading #2 Surya Namaskar for Pregnancy